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Stories from Thursday, December 27, 2001

Zzz ... sknkxxx ... Ach .. zzz (12/27/01)
So all the relatives stayed on mattresses and sofas in the house over Christmas and that's when everyone began to worry if they could sleep through Uncle George's snores. Or the whole household worried that Uncle George's last snore sounded like he was taking his last breath...
Seniors get discounts on prescriptions (12/27/01)
Some area pharmacists will be participating in the new Iowa Priority program for Medicare-eligible seniors and disabled Iowans to save on prescriptions, but the businesses have had little information so far on the discounts which are scheduled to start Wednesday, Jan. 2...
Applications due for Siouxland Community Foundation grants (12/27/01)
Approximately $50,000 in funding will be available from the Siouxland Community Foundationfor the Fund For Siouxland grant program for the year 2002. Grants generally do not exceed $2,500. The deadline for submitting applications is Jan, 15, 2002. Fund For Siouxland grant applications postmarked on or before the Jan. 15 deadline will be accepted to help address needs in the areas of arts and culture, civic affairs, education, health, and human services...
Hunting, fishing licenses expire Jan. 10 (12/27/01)
Iowa hunting and fishing licenses for 2002 are on sale at more than 900 license agents across the state. Licenses purchased for 2001 expire Jan. 20, 2002. Starting this year, a $3.50 fish habitat fee will be required for resident anglers, ages 16 to 65, as well as all nonresidents fishing in Iowa. ...
IWTT unveils plans for 2002 (12/27/01)
Over the years, the Iowa Walleye Tournament Trail (IWTT) has offered excitement to many fishermen who wanted to experience the excitement and challenge of tournament fishing. Some anglers have developed a team bond that has carried them through both the ups and downs of tournament angling. The Trail has also been the springboard that has propelled anglers into the national PWT and RCL circuits...
Walking the walk (12/27/01)
Le Mars native Brian Singer is doing what so many people would like to -- make a difference. Singer has founded Project Zawadi (Swahili for "gift"), a non-profit organization that helps homeless and orphaned Tanzanian children. AIDS has ravaged the African continent, making orphans out of many children. ...